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WATCH: Emma Thompson Performs ‘Sweeney Todd’ Number

If you had the chance to see Emma Thompson in Sweeney Todd at NYC’s Lincoln Center earlier this year, then good on you. If not, you still have a chance, as the live performance will be airing on PBS this week on Friday, September ...

Colin Farrell Confirms 'True Detective' Role

It seemed like Irish actor Colin Farrell was set to star in HBO’s American crime drama True Detective, but until we hear from the actor himself (or studio), it’s never 100 percent.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Sleepy Hollow’s Tom Mison

English actor Tom Mison returns to primetime TV in the second season of Sleepy Hollow, premiering tonight (September 22) on Fox at 9/8c. Mison is quite active on Twitter; who knew he was so funny?

Hobbit Lingo to Throw Into Everyday Conversation

Have you ever coined a term amongst your circle of friends and wait to see how long it takes for it to catch on? Let’s be trend-setters and throw a wink of Hobbit into modern day dialogue. There are over 20 languages in J.

Brit Binge Watching: Five Tom Hardy Roles You Can View Online

Tom Hardy is making his mark on the map with The Drop hitting U.S. theaters this past weekend (September 12) and the second season of BBC’s Peaky Blinders airing this fall.

Ben Whishaw Returns to TV in ‘London Spy’ Series

Ben Whishaw owned it as Q, short for the Quartermaster, in the James Bond thriller Skyfall, but this time around, he’s stepping into the spy role in Tom Rob Smith’s five-part TV series London Spy, reports the U.K. Independent.

WATCH: Steve Coogan Stars in ‘Northern Soul’ Trailer

We just mentioned the Hoboken, NJ bar called Northern Soul in our series 10 British Things in U.S. Cities.

10 British Things About Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati, the third largest city in Ohio, is named after the Society of the Cincinnati, a historical organization in which Prime Minister Winston Churchill was inducted as a member. Churchill described Cincinnati as one of “the ...

Snapshot: Preview of Brits on American Fall TV

Doctor Who alums Karen Gillan and David Tennant lead the Brit-pack in commandeering American television, each starring in a prime-time television series. Other familiar faces include Dominic West and Ruth Wilson, both married ...

Londoner Races Tube by Foot

Surely you’ve been on a train inching along, and thought to yourself, “I could get there faster on my own two feet.”